75th Independence Day: Top 10 Songs That Call To Celebrate Independence Day

“When the word fails, the music speaks.” is cited several times in different contexts. As India would celebrate the 75th anniversary of its independence, the nation will be adorned with tricolor stripes in all corners. However, you can extend your celebrations by using songs as caller ringtones or melodies in Jio Saavn or Airtel Wynk apps.

You can use your favorite Bollywood or regional songs as caller melody. So whenever someone calls, they can hear your favorite song before you pick up the device. Although some songs are only available on one of the apps, you can check their eligibility on their respective apps.

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Bharat Humko Jaan Se Pyaara Hai – Roja (1992)

Lyricist: PK Mishra

Singers: Hariharan

Composer: AR Rahman

Bharat Humko Jaan Se Pyaara Hai translates to “We love India more than our lives”. The song was featured in the movie Roja (1992) which starred Arvind Swamy, Madhoo and Pankaj Kapoor as the lead actors.

Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera – Swades (2004)

Lyricist: Javed Akhtar

Singers: AR Rahman

Composer: AR Rahman

The famous song featured in the film featured Shah Rukh Khan, Gayathri Joshi, Kishori Balai, and Makarand Deshpande as some of their lead characters.

Kandho se Kandhe Milte hain – Lakshya (2004)

Lyricist: Javed Akhtar

Singers: Shankar Mahadevan, Sonu Nigam, Hariharan, Roop Kumar Rathod, Kunal Ganjawala and Vijay Prakash

Composer: Shankar-Ehsan-Loy

The song was part of the movie Lakshya (2004) with Hrithik Roshan, Boman Irani and Preity Zinta as the main characters.

Jai Ho – Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Lyricist: Gulzar and Tanvi Shah

Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Vijay Prakash, Tanvi Shah and Mahalakshmi Iyer

Composer: AR Rahman

The song was featured in Danny Boyle’s Oscar-winning Millionaire Slumdog starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and Anil Kapoor.

Sandese Aate hain – Frontier (1997)

Lyricist: Javed Akhtar

Singers: Sonu Nigam, Roop Kumar Rathod and Chorus

Composer: Anou Malik

One of the most sung songs and a famous anthem from the film Border (1997) is still considered a hit. The film had a huge star cast which includes: Sunny Deol, Akshaye Khanna, Suneil Shetty, Pooja Bhatt, Puneet Issar, and Tabu.

Maa Tujhe Salaam-Vande Matram (1997)

Lyricist: Mehboub

Singers: AR Rahman

Composer: AR Rahman

Vande Matram was one of the A.

R Rahman’s early albums that garnered a lot of attention and appreciation. Later, the song “Maa Tujhe Salaam” was also featured in a Bollywood movie.

Aye Watan – Raazi (2018)

Lyricist: Gülzar

Singers: Arijit Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan

Composer: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

Aye Watan has been revered as one of the best modern patriotic songs which was featured in the movie Raazi (2018) which starred Alia Bhatt, Jaideep Ahlawat, Soni Razdan and Vicky Kaushal as the main characters.

Jaage Hain – Guru (2007)

Lyricist: Gülzar

Singers: A.R Rahman and K.S Chithra

Composer: AR Rahman

Abhishek Bachchan’s Guru (2007) was a film closely based on Dhirubhai Ambani’s life as an entrepreneur. The movie had some of the best songs, and it still called for some of the best performances from Abhishek Bacchan, R Madhavan, Vidya Balan, and Mithun Chakraborty.

Chale Chalo – Lagaan (2001)

Lyricist: Javed Akhtar

Singers: AR Rahman, Srinivas

Composer: AR Rahman

Lagaan was one of India’s Oscar nominations. Besides a good script, it contains songs that have touched people’s hearts. The film featured dozens of legendary actors and actresses.

Rank Of Basanti Chola – The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Lyricist: samir

Singers: Sonu Nigam, Manmohan Waris

Composer: AR Rahman

Rank by Basanti Chola was originally part of the movie “Shaheed” in 1965. However, legend Bhagat Singh with Ajay Devgn revived the song in 2002.

Where can I stream the songs listed above?

You can stream the songs given above on Jio and Airtel Wynk apps and several online platforms. However, you cannot use them as ringtone or caller melody.

Although some songs may or may not be available on certain platforms. There are ways to download them legally from the Internet on a handful of websites.

How can I set my caller melody in Jio app?

If you are a Jio user, below are the steps to set up your Independence Day call melody.

  1. Go to Google Play Store or App Store.
  2. Download the MyJio app from there.
  3. Tap “Free Music”, then select “JioTunes”.
  4. After selecting “JioTunes”, you can search your favorite songs, preview and select “Set as JioTune”.
  5. Get a confirmation screen and SMS upon activation.

How can I set my caller melody in Airtel Wynk app?

If you are an Airtel user, you can follow the steps below to set your caller melody.

  1. Go to Google Play store to download Airtel Wynk app.
  2. Please note that only airtel users can use Airtel Wynk app to set caller melody.
  3. Download the Wynk Music app for free from the Google Play Store.
  4. Register with your Airtel phone number and enter the One Time Password (OTP).
  5. You will see the Airtel Hellotunes icon on the top right or bottom corner of your screen.
  6. Now you can browse your favorite songs.
  7. Tap one of the selected songs and select Activate for free.

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